Friday, April 9, 2021

Nour Saqqa

Nour Saqqa
A contributor to The Medium.

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    A pocketful of poetry

    My Battles – Simone Monteiro People say you’re either a “lover” or a “fighter,” But I have come to realize I am neither.  Instead, I am a writer. I...

    Research suggests you are what you say

    We’ve heard the expression, “You are what you eat,” which is true to some extent. But how many of us have heard that “we...

    First week of online learning results

    With the first week of school behind us, students and faculty alike have begun a new semester. However, this Fall semester will be conducted...

    Governing Council begins 2020-2021 meetings

    The University of Toronto Governing Council held its first meeting of the academic year online on September 9. The most pressing item on the...

    UofT hosts the 2020 World Academic Summit

    This year the University of Toronto hosted the Times Higher Education’s World Academic summit for the first time. This year also brings with it another...

    The current state of UTM’s waste system

    When walking around campus, waste bins can be seen almost everywhere. However, where does the waste you throw out actually go? According to Rylan Urban, a...

    COVID-19 update: how the virus is affecting the UTM community

    U of T president Meric Gertler has announced the cancellation of all in-person undergraduate and research-stream Masters and Doctoral courses across all three campuses, as of...

    Want to see gym results? Less is more

    Strength training has been shown to reduce muscular dystrophy (weakness and loss of muscle mass), increase power output, improve bone health, and improve mood. It seems...

    Hassan Manjang: Tirelessly persistent

    Fourth-year international student and second-year Varsity Eagles guard Hassan Manjang lived in ten different countries before finally moving to Canada when he was 13 years old. Manjang...

    UTM shuttle bus service faces criticism

    The UTM Shuttle Bus Service has introduced four new buses with enhanced features, including upgraded Wi-Fi. The buses were introduced recently as part of the service’s...

    CFRE holds relief concert for Australia

    CFRE Radio hosted their first pub night of the semester on January 31. Held at the Blind Duck Pub, the event was organized to raise...

    Why is the toilet water in MN murky?

    Water is becoming more and more of a commodity. It is estimated that by 2025, two thirds of the world’s population will face severe water shortages....

    QSS votes ‘yes’ to student fee increases despite doubts

    The Quality Services to Students (QSS) committee met on January 22 to continue the unofficial voting on the tabled service fees from last week, as well...

    Mechanisms behind modern meditation

    As determined from research and personal experience, meditation and mindfulness practices have numerous benefits in terms of stress reduction and wellbeing. “We don’t have to prove that...

    Task Force releases results of six-month study

    After a month of review, the University of Toronto (U of T) has released the Student Mental Health Task Force’s final report and announced that the...

    The George Elliot Clarke controversy

    Earlier this month, The University of Regina (U of R) rejected calls to cancel a talk by George Elliott Clarke, a University of Toronto English professor...

    Cybersecurity: How to keep safe

    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the cybersecurity team at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) are highlighting the best practices to prevent cyber-attacks. Like...

    UTM Scribes: Weirdness, writing, and fun

    The club held its annual meet and greet social and talked about its expectations for the school year. “I’m going to toss the toilet paper...

    A pocketful of poetry

    My Battles – Simone Monteiro People say you’re either a “lover” or a “fighter,” But I have come to realize I am neither.  Instead, I am a writer. I...

    The George Elliot Clarke controversy

    Earlier this month, The University of Regina (U of R) rejected calls to cancel a talk by George Elliott Clarke, a University of Toronto English professor...

    Cybersecurity: How to keep safe

    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the cybersecurity team at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) are highlighting the best practices to prevent cyber-attacks. Like...

    UTM Scribes: Weirdness, writing, and fun

    The club held its annual meet and greet social and talked about its expectations for the school year. “I’m going to toss the toilet paper...

    Research suggests you are what you say

    We’ve heard the expression, “You are what you eat,” which is true to some extent. But how many of us have heard that “we...

    First week of online learning results

    With the first week of school behind us, students and faculty alike have begun a new semester. However, this Fall semester will be conducted...

    Governing Council begins 2020-2021 meetings

    The University of Toronto Governing Council held its first meeting of the academic year online on September 9. The most pressing item on the...

    UofT hosts the 2020 World Academic Summit

    This year the University of Toronto hosted the Times Higher Education’s World Academic summit for the first time. This year also brings with it another...

    The current state of UTM’s waste system

    When walking around campus, waste bins can be seen almost everywhere. However, where does the waste you throw out actually go? According to Rylan Urban, a...

    COVID-19 update: how the virus is affecting the UTM community

    U of T president Meric Gertler has announced the cancellation of all in-person undergraduate and research-stream Masters and Doctoral courses across all three campuses, as of...

    Want to see gym results? Less is more

    Strength training has been shown to reduce muscular dystrophy (weakness and loss of muscle mass), increase power output, improve bone health, and improve mood. It seems...

    Hassan Manjang: Tirelessly persistent

    Fourth-year international student and second-year Varsity Eagles guard Hassan Manjang lived in ten different countries before finally moving to Canada when he was 13 years old. Manjang...

    UTM shuttle bus service faces criticism

    The UTM Shuttle Bus Service has introduced four new buses with enhanced features, including upgraded Wi-Fi. The buses were introduced recently as part of the service’s...

    CFRE holds relief concert for Australia

    CFRE Radio hosted their first pub night of the semester on January 31. Held at the Blind Duck Pub, the event was organized to raise...

    Why is the toilet water in MN murky?

    Water is becoming more and more of a commodity. It is estimated that by 2025, two thirds of the world’s population will face severe water shortages....

    QSS votes ‘yes’ to student fee increases despite doubts

    The Quality Services to Students (QSS) committee met on January 22 to continue the unofficial voting on the tabled service fees from last week, as well...

    Mechanisms behind modern meditation

    As determined from research and personal experience, meditation and mindfulness practices have numerous benefits in terms of stress reduction and wellbeing. “We don’t have to prove that...

    Task Force releases results of six-month study

    After a month of review, the University of Toronto (U of T) has released the Student Mental Health Task Force’s final report and announced that the...

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